Position: Associate circuit judge for the 6th Judicial Circuit
Evaluation year: 2022
Hon. Megan Benton is an associate circuit judge for the 6th Judicial Circuit. Benton’s judicial assignments include criminal, probate, and domestic cases, as well as orders of protection, after-hours warrants, and small claims appeals.
Benton was assistant prosecuting attorney for Platte County. Benton graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 2011.
Benton is a member of the Platte County Bar Association, Association for Women Lawyers, and the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges.